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Attractive old German violin after Amati, approx. 1920 - table of spruce wood
Attractive old German violin after Amati, approx. 1920 - table of spruce wood
German violin of Saxony, after Niccolo Amati - two piece maple back
German violin of Saxony, after Niccolo Amati - two piece maple back
Orchestra violin, antique, Saxony c1900 - ribs
Orchestra violin, antique, Saxony c1900 - ribs
Violon ancien pour orchestre, en modele Amati - volute
Violon ancien pour orchestre, en modele Amati - volute
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1900 circa
Tone: Warm, bright
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Antique German violin after Amati, approx. 1900

This well-made replica of a slim Amati violin model has a warm, somewhat mellow sound, this violin originates from Markneukirchen in Saxony, where it was handmade around 1900. The robust Markneukirchen workmanship becomes obvious in the thoroughly worked out archings and the small soundholes. With its beautifully transparent and luminous light-brown varnish the violin appears classy and sophisticated. Many traces of use indicate, that this instrument has a rich musical biography and has been well taken care of. The instrument has been meticulously worked over in our atelier and is offered crackfree in very good condition, ready to play. It is easy and convenient to play, has a good response and a recommended, well-balanced, warm, bright, somewhat mellow sound.

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